Fractions on a Number Line 2

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In this lesson students will be able to draw a number line and identify where a mixed number or improper fraction is located. Students will practice problems with mixed numbers and improper fractions. Students will also practice problems writing the fraction, creating a diagram, and plotting fractions on a number line.

Fractions on a Number Line 2 Lesson Plan Includes:

  • Full Teacher Guidelines with Creative Teaching Ideas
  • Instructional Content Pages about Fractions on a Number Line 2
  • Hands-on homework activities giving students practice on comparing and contrasting Fractions on a Number Line 2
  • Answer Keys
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Many Additional Links and Resources
  • Built for Grades 3-4 but can be adapted for other grade levels.

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Description

In this lesson students will be able to draw a number line and identify where a mixed number or improper fraction is located. Students will practice problems with mixed numbers and improper fractions. Students will also practice problems writing the fraction, creating a diagram, and plotting fractions on a number line.

  1. Begin by explaining to students that there are numbers between each of the whole numbers on a number line.
  2. While reading the content pages, review fraction vocabulary and give students additional examples of fractions on a number line problems in order to help them practice the new skill.  Use the additional resources to enhance understanding.
  3. Introduce the notes on fractions on a number line 2.  Have students practice problems with mixed numbers and improper fractions.  Use the additional resources to enhance understanding.
  4. Have students practice problems writing the fraction, creating a diagram, and plotting fractions on a number line.
  5. Follow Activity page with students.  Have students work individually on their drawings and fraction sentences.
  6. Distribute Practice page.  Check and review the students’ responses as a class.
  7. Distribute the Homework page.  Have students work a few problems at the beginning of the next class to reinforce the algorithm.
  8. In closing, ask students to share a time when they used or saw a fraction. 
  9. Allow for responses and discussion.

Common Core State Standards: 

CCSS.Math.Content.3.NF.A.2.B

None for Grade 4

Class Sessions (45 minutes): 1 class

Additional Resources:

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Additional information

Grade Level

3rd Grade, 4th Grade

Subject

Math